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Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

... by which tumours evade the immune system, you can match that tumour to available therapies," said senior author Dr. Alan L. Epstein, Professor of Pathology at USC's Keck School of Medicine. "First, we find the genetic changes that allow a tumour to defeat the immune system, then we can apply therapies ...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...familiar odours. The participants were asked to match each odour to one of four possible alternatives, and were scored from one to 12 based on the number of correct responses. The researchers say that 177 individuals developed mild cognitive impairment during the study, and the risk of developing mil...

Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction

...works as well, for he organised a charity football match in May 2006, to raise funds in Africa, with the help of pal actor/musician Jonathan Wilkes....

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...recision mechanism guides the digit's movements to match those of adjacent fingers, creating an uncannily realistic prosthesis where it counts most: mobility, power and accuracy. In May, Didrick was awarded second prize in the History Channel's Modern Marvels Invent Now Challenge, beating thousands of ot...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

... fashion butler to help people accessorise, colour match and select appropriate clothing for special occasions; and for preloading news, music and daily schedules into smart garments. Professor Bruce Thomas office +61 8 8302 3464 mobile +61 (0) 408 828 942 email bruce.thomas@unisa.edu.au...

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...and as a result, the PET and CT images dont always match or co-register. Consequently, the images have big holes or gaps where the processing is incorrect in areas where the PET and CT data fail to match, Gould said. It looks like someone has severe disease. On discovering the problems, Gould developed a...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

... fashion butler to help people accessorise, colour match and select appropriate clothing for special occasions; and for preloading news, music and daily schedules into smart garments....

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...mals. How closely the different species' sequences match can provide an estimate of when that particular sequence got inserted into the ancestor of the human genome. Their calculations revealed that most numts became embedded in our genome over a 10-million-year period centered roughly 54 million years ...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

...nd be shorter in stature than her husband. Parents match Chinese birth years, zodiac signs, even accents. ...ts come in secret to find their children a perfect match -- One weary father has been coming to the park for seven months searching for a match for his 35-...

Study Finds Genetic Link Between Smoking Addiction and Major Depression

...were identical twins who had a 100-percent genetic match and about 45 percent were fraternal twins who shared half their genes. Researchers compared the answers from the twins, and used a mathematical model to estimate the genetic and environmental influences on nicotine addiction and major depression. S...

Differences in Brain Functions Results in non-contact Knee Injuries

... during different landing tasks. Then we'd like to match the neuro-cognitive characteristics of people who are easily distracted or have awkward landings. This would allow us to search for injury-prone or perhaps accident-resistant people, Swanik said. So what light might this study shed on Donovan McNab...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

...ed with an ancient SIV, the SIV family tree should match that of the four monkey species.The trees didn't match."The monkey tree was significantly different from the virus tree," Wertheim said. The researchers then looked at the geographic distribution of the four African green monkey species. The relativ...

Harmison Ruled Out Off Test Series Due to Hernia

...of the problem during Durham's county championship match against Sussex at Hove last week and is now set to miss the remainder of England's summer. Harmison retired from one-day internationals last winter so his next action with England is likely to be the December Test series in Sri Lanka.Harmison's mis...

Insecticide and Repellent Combo Effective in Eliminating Malarial Mosquitoes

...fficacy (about 15 days) in real conditions did not match the researchers expectations. The team consequently envisage working in conjunction with a company able to devise a system for encapsulating the mixture to prolong the residual life of treated mosquito nets. The efficacy of these mixtures between ...

Severe Human Bite Wounds are 12 Times More Common in Men

...orting events, including the TysonHolyfield boxing match in 1997; and the fight bite when flesh on a closed fist is pierced by a tooth. The authors say: The incidence of human bite wounds is largely unknown because many minor injuries do not present to the emergency department for medical assessment. T...

First-borns Have Higher IQs Than Their Younger Siblings

...er to be raised as first-born, their IQ shot up to match the peak scores of 103. Similarly if both of two elder siblings had expired, these third-born children had IQs matching that of first-borns. In a separate analysis, the researchers have suggested that it isn't just that big families have less smart...

The Bottleneck in Neuroblastoma

...spital to advance that knowledge. Our goal is to match the most appropriate treatment with precise molecular targets in biological pathways, so we can intervene to stop neuroblastoma in its tracks, said Maris....

Researchers Find Way to Safely Store Hydrogen for Use in Future Cars

...essary to store four times the volume of liquid to match the energy content of gasoline. As such, the idea has always been to find materials with high surface areas that soak up hydrogen at much higher densities than previously possible, and without the need for extreme cooling or pressurisation. "Most...

Blunders in Epilepsy Care Cost Lives, and Money UK Report

...ill simply lift the levels of epilepsy services to match those provided for other long-term conditions," Gould says. "This calls for action at a national level, rather than shifting the blame down to local level." Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological disease in England, affecting 382,000 pe...

Human Induced Global Warming Drying Up Arctic Ponds

...areas, said Smol. "They're so dry you can put a match to it and they'll burn," he said. Smol, who together with Marianne Douglas at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, spent more than two decades tracking about 45 ponds on Canada's Ellsmere Island, which is located just off the northwest coast of ...

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